Definition of non-hostile in English:

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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈhɒstʌɪl/

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Not hostile or aggressive: police will use a non-hostile approach troops wounded in non-hostile acts
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  • A soldier died from a non-hostile gunshot wound on Tuesday.
  • Bickering couples heal at 60 percent the speed of non-hostile couples.
  • Another 144 soldiers have died in non-hostile incidents, according to the Pentagon.
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